Capable state: Reforms need a professional civil service


POSTED ON: March 4, 2021 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
There is a pressing need for South Africa to build a capable state to fully recover from the effects of Covid-19 and recast the economy to develop inclusive growth.

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State of the Nation: Corruption should be the focus


POSTED ON: February 11, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
President Cyril Ramaphosa faces a mammoth task of leading the charge to tackle the pandemic, with a death toll nearing 50,000, when he delivers his Sona speech.

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Softer issue is an important step in rebuilding confidence


POSTED ON: January 26, 2021 IN , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The government needs to honour its commitment to structural reforms so as to realise its goal of achieving improved growth rates

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Increased co-operation is the way through this crisis


POSTED ON: January 12, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi
We start 2021 with the second wave of the pandemic in full swing. The numbers and death rates continue to rise as we face a new and more infectious strain.

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Corruption arrests: A show of teeth and a boost of confidence


POSTED ON: October 6, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Arrests of those associated with state capture is an initial, but significant, milestone in rebuilding faith in SA and its economy,

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President Ramaphosa continuing the “good fight”


POSTED ON: September 3, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

As business, we will stand behind the president and support the “good fight” against corruption.

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Ramaphosa’s fight against corruption needs support, not rebuke


POSTED ON: September 1, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We are encouraged that the president is seizing the moment, taking a hardline stance against corruption, which has ruffled feathers within his party.

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A lesson in transparency and trust


POSTED ON: August 27, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

It is important that government keep the nation informed on the reasons for its decisions. This will breathe confidence into the ability of the state.

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Setting the tone against corruption


POSTED ON: August 25, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

It’s only after we win the battle against corruption that recovery plans can find proper grounding.

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Another resignation at an SOE a cause for concern


POSTED ON: July 23, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The CEOs of SOEs have to reform them. That’s their function and they need to be backed if SOEs are going to be part of the solution to the deepening economic recession.

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